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  • Introduce your kids to Captain Noah

     
    For those of us who grew up learning to "Sing a Rainbow" with Captain and Mrs. Noah on the long-running children's show “Captain Noah and His Magical Ark,” you can share your memories with the next generation at Please Touch Museum in...
  • BBC will produce a Muppet-style game show with the Jim Henson Company

     
    BBC One and The Jim Henson Company are partnering to bring a Muppet-style program to television, "That Puppet Game Show."...
  • VOD Spotlight: Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” influenced by Muppets

     
    Seth MacFarlane has had such a visible presence in recent years with his animated series Family Guy, The Cleveland Show and American Dad! that it was only a matter of time before his producing/writing talents would spill over onto the big screen. Fans...
  • ‘Pirates,’ ‘Muppets’ sequel news: Disney release date update

     
    OK, movie fans. Disney would like you to update your moviegoing calendar for 2014 and beyond. In a bit of ......
  • Jane Henson dies: Muppets collaborator and widow of Jim Henson was 78

     
    The widow of Jim Henson diedTuesday, following a battle with cancer. Jane Henson met her future husband in a puppetry class in the 1950s....
  • Walt Disney World vs. Disneyland -- A Disney throw down

    Walt Disney World vs. Disneyland -- A Disney throw down
    Which U.S. Disney park reigns supreme? Loyal Walt Disney World fans balk at the idea of deigning to visit the, in their minds, inferior Disneyland. Meanwhile those loyal to the original Disney park may visit Florida's Disney World for its additional...
  • Home of the Week: A hillside hideaway with a Hollywood vibe

    Home of the Week: A hillside hideaway with a Hollywood vibe
    Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman slept here. So did pop sensation Joe Jonas. Just not at the same time. A quintessentially Hollywood vibe blends with echoes of Roaring '20s elegance in this well-preserved Spanish Colonial Revival home....
  • Broadway in Chicago gets 'Stuffed and Unstrung' plus Cathy Rigby, flying again

    Broadway in Chicago gets 'Stuffed and Unstrung' plus Cathy Rigby, flying again
    An adult-oriented puppet show called "Stuffed and Unstrung" is headed this June to the Bank of America Theatre, Broadway in Chicago announced Monday. Produced by Westbeth Entertainment and Henson Alternative, the show uses the talents of the famed Jim...
  • Mayor Bloomberg Names Muppets As City Ambassadors

    Mayor Bloomberg Names Muppets As City Ambassadors
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the Muppets as New York City's official "Family Ambassadors" Friday in a press conference in Times Square. For the next year, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang will encourage families to travel to the Big...
  • Muppets for the mature crowd

    Muppets for the mature crowd
    Henson Alternative's off-Broadway comedy "Stuffed and Unstrung" isn't the kind of puppet show you might have grown up with. Part of the Jim Henson Co. — which brought children "Sesame Street" and "The Muppets" — "Stuffed and Unstrung" is a...
  • Emmet Otter Bloopers: Turn any belly into a bowl full of jelly

    Emmet Otter Bloopers: Turn any belly into a bowl full of jelly
    Happy holidays, you guys! Today is Festivus, Christmas and Kwanzaa are almost here, and we're smack dab in the middle of Hanukkah. We all have our own holiday traditions, and the work of Jim Henson has been a big part of this time of year for me for many,...